The New ultimate pregnancy and postnatal guide for a smooth and painless pregnancy: Prenatal and Postnatal physiotherapy treatments

Women’s body will go through a lot during pregnancy, experiencing issues and pain that could go on after childbirth. Which is why taking care of these conditions as soon as the first symptoms appear will help prevent any further complications and pain during your pregnancy. Then following your childbirth, Postnatal Physiotherapy will help avoid all undesirable consequences of the pregnancy such as incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse, abdominal separation and more.

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Online physiotherapy consultation: Women’s Health

If you find yourself in the impossibility of going to a physio clinic or receiving home visit treatments, women’s health specialists can still see you and help you via online video physiotherapy sessions. With the same purposes and efficiency as clinical consultations, online physio sessions will bring you assessment, diagnosis and personalised treatment program to help you recover surely and safely, with the guidance and follow ups from your physiotherapist specialised in women’s health, pregnancy, postnatal, sexual dysfunction, menopause, Pilates or personal training.

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The ultimate guide of menopausal physiotherapy, All you need to know about menopause and the best menopause treatments

Postnatal rehabilitation is an important step in recovery after birth, pregnancy being one of the first causes of pelvic floor weakening. But the more you age and the more your muscles lose their tonus, including pelvic floor muscles. The arrival of menopause later in life brings hormonal and physical imbalance, which can worsen a pelvic floor already weak and lead to women’s health issues such as urinary incontinence, prolapse or sexual problems.

This is why pelvic floor and urinary rehabilitation will be useful not only after having a child, but also at all stage of a woman’s life.

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How to look after your pregnancy and avoid postnatal conditions

The 9 months of pregnancy put women’s body through so many changes, whether it is physical or hormonal, which often lead to some kind of pain or discomfort that can be prevented or treated. As if it wasn’t enough, they also need to prepare themselves for delivery and rehabilitation after birth.

So how women should look after their body during pregnancy and think ahead about postnatal recovery?

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GoodtoKnow: ‘Experts warn Kate Middleton over harmful ‘mum-hunch’’

Women’s health postnatal issues, whether internal or external, have to be taken care seriously. Mariana Cerqueira from GoodtoKnow has been talking about how Kate Middleton’s and mums posture in general can affect their back with long term problems, quoting Mummy’s Physio’s advises from our last interview in The Sun’s Online Magazine about chronic back & shoulder conditions that can happen if nothing is prevented on time.

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Birth traumas: how to recover safely with postnatal osteopathy

Physically one of the most challenging moments in life, childbirth happens to be ‘traumatic’ for 1 every 3 women. Whether delivery was difficult (even the slightest) and/or c-section was necessary, it is common to end up with what we call birth traumas. Mothers and babies can experience physical and psychological consequences from childbirth, from big or small injuries to postnatal Baby Blues or even depression.

This is why it is important to question yourself on whether your delivery has been traumatic and get help from osteopathy to relieve from physical and emotional traumas.

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Postnatal Depression or Baby Blues: what if osteopathy can help me?

Childbirth is undeniably one of the most overwhelming moments in a woman’s life and even if the delivery goes as well as you could possibly imagine, it is common to suffer from different consequences, physical or psychological.

In the year following delivery, 1 woman out of 10 will experience what we call PND (postnatal depression) or Baby Blues. As a psychological effect of childbirth, the signs of postnatal depression can be subtle and not as easy to recognise as we imagine.

Here’s a little guide to help you spot the signs of postpartum depression and how you can benefit from osteopathy.

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